Upon registering, ALL TGGS students agree to acknowledge and to follow King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB) rules, policies and regulations.
TGGS Student’s Ethics
To himself, to the environment, to the society, by being a loyal, determined, dedicated, co-operative, honest and integrate person.
• Appropriate codes of conduct:
1. Encourage and embed student’s ethics by integrating ethics and moral values in learning and instruction.
2. Set up environment and create events and activities to promote student’s ethics inside and outside academic settings.
3. Encourage the students to demonstrate their good deeds and morality.
4. Recognize and admire the students who demonstrated those ethics and morals.
• Students should attend every registered class.
• Students must obtain the permission from the lecturer for attending the class late.
• Breaks during class time are given at the discretion of the lecturer.
• Students must notify the lecturer for a missing class in writing.
Additional rules, policies, and regulations will be given at the lecturer’s discretion.
Classroom and Building Policies
• TGGS Announcement for Students
It is the students’ responsibility to frequently check the TGGS, Department, and Program Websites for important information such as cancellations of classes, ‘make‐up’ classes, examination schedules and other information. In addition, there is an Announcement Board outside each program office where other notices will be posted. Students who neglect to check the websites and read any posted information on the Websites or Announcement Boards cannot request an exception or a special treatment.
• Mobile Phones
Mobile phones must be switched off during classes. Additional policy on mobile phones maybe given at the lecturer’s discretion.
King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok is a non‐smoking campus, except in designated areas. Students caught smoking outside of the designated areas will be put on behavioral probation and reported to KMUTNB. They may also be fined according to KMUTNB policy and Thai law.
• Alcohol and Drugs
Alcohol and drugs are forbidden to be brought on campus. Any student who comes to class under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be asked to leave the class immediately and may be reported to the police.
Weapons of any kind are forbidden to be brought on campus. Any student who brings a weapon to school will be asked to leave the program immediately and the case will be reported to the police.
• Fighting/Aggression/Inappropriate Language
A student who has a verbal disagreement with another student should seek help from a lecturer or the office staff if the problem cannot be solved alone. Any student who gets involved in a physical fight will be asked to leave the program immediately and the case will be reported to the police.
Students who are aggressive or use inappropriate language of any kind (in any language) towards lecturers, students, and/or staffs may be asked to leave the program and/or reported to the police.
• Driving and Parking
Students who wish to drive to the university must obtain a parking permit from KMUTNB and obey all traffic and parking rules on the KMUTNB campus. Reckless driving and speeding will not be tolerated. Failure to adhere to traffic rules on campus will incur severe penalties and/or dismissal and/or reporting to the police.
• Courteous Behavior
All students are expected to behave in a respectful and courteous manner toward security officers, cleaning staffs, university staffs, lecturers, and other students. Rude and aggressive behavior (including inappropriate verbal interactions) will not be tolerated. This includes racism, sexism, homophobia, social class distinction, and etc.
All students are expected to behave in a way befitting adults.
Students are expected to have a mature and professional attitude towards their studies. This includes appropriate language, dress, behavior, and participation. Sleeping in class, sexist/racist/homophobic remarks, and swearing are not allowed in any class.
At the lecturer’s discretion, any students who do not conduct themselves in the aforementioned manner may be given penalties. Some actions may result in behavioral probation, dismissal, and/or reporting to the police.
Code of Ethics for Engineers
All professional engineers and technicians are bound by the Code of Ethics for Engineers or Professional Ethics of their professional engineering institutions.
As future engineers, students must acknowledge and obey the Code of Ethics for Engineers at least in the following countries:
Country Organization Website
Thailand Council of Engineers Thailand (COE) http://www.coe.or.th
Download Document at: http://www.coe.or.th/_coe/_legal/_caseEx/coe_codeofconduct.pdf
Germany Association of German Engineers (VDI) www.vdi.de
Download Document at: www.vdi.de/fileadmin/media/…/FundamentalsOfEngineeringEthics.pdf
USA National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) http://www.nspe.org
Download Document at: http://www.nspe.org/resources/ethics/code-ethics
UK Engineering Council (EngC) http://www.engc.org.uk
Download Document at: http://www.engc.org.uk/professional-ethics.aspx
TGGS students are required to wear appropriate dress.
No shorts. No flip flop. No tank tops, No T-shirt. Long pants, Jeans, and Polo Shirt are acceptable. TGGS students are required to carry their Student ID card every day. TGGS students who are not properly dressed will not be permitted to enter the campus, TGGS building, and/or classrooms.
Students are expected to maintain the university properties.
Students found intentionally damage KMUTNB and TGGS properties will be held responsible for paying for the damage properties and they may be put on behavioral probation.
Examination and Quiz Policies
• Students must wear the correct uniform and show a valid Student ID card for any quiz/examination.
• Students must be on time for a quiz/examination.
Students arriving after the start of a quiz/examination will not be allowed to take that quiz/examination.
• Students are not allowed to talk during a quiz/exam.
All questions should be directed to the lecturer/proctor.
• No dictionaries (including electronic dictionaries) or other reference materials are allowed to be used during a quiz/examination.
Unless otherwise specified, any form of supporting material is explicitly forbidden.
• All mobile phones must be switched off and submitted to the lecturer/proctor before a quiz/examination begins.
Any student whose mobile phone goes off during a quiz/examination will be penalized by the loss of marks and/or may be asked to leave the quiz/examination room.
• Students who fail to take any quiz/examination on the scheduled date (without prior arrangement with TGGS staff or due to an emergency such as serious illness) will not be allowed to take a make‐up quiz/examination and will receive an ‘F’ grade.
All excuses for non‐attendance at an examination will be carefully checked for accuracy and authenticity.
Cheating is not tolerated at KMUTNB.
It is the students’ responsibility to know what constitutes cheating, and to take all necessary precautions to avoid it. Ignorance is no defense. If in doubt, students’ should consult their course lecturer, project or Thesis supervisor, and/or their Program Coordinator.
If a student is discovered cheating during any quiz/examination, e.g. talking, whispering, signaling to anyone other than the lecturer/proctor, looking at another exam paper, holding an exam paper in the air, using crib notes or mobile phones, etc., that student will automatically fail the course and be put on behavioral probation. Serious cases of cheating may result in ineligibility to pass to the next level, enroll in the next semester, or ever attend TGGS or any KMUTNB affiliate.
In any technical and academic writing, it is very important to adequately credit the source for ideas, drawings, texts, etc. in any language and any type of publication, without this it is considered plagiarism. By taking credit for anyone else’s work intentionally or by accident, it is stealing and it is not acceptable in all academic and professional situations.
TGGS students must distinguish their own ideas and work from knowledge obtained from sources in all students’ work at TGGS and properly site the sources.
Student’s Email Account
All TGGS students will get an email account after they are registered to the faculty. It is encouraged that students use this email account for all matters related to TGGS, e.g. to communicate with the lecturers and staffs, to contact other parties with TGGS related issues, to register to an academic conference, journal publishers, etc.
For more information about how to obtain the Email address please contact your department office.
For further information on regulations, policies and penalties, students should consult the KMUTNB Student Affairs website at http://www.studentaffairs.kmutnb.ac.th/rule-1.html.
Additional TGGS specific regulations, policies and penalties, will be made available as appropriate.